Research and Creativity Awards (RCA)


The Office of Research and Economic Development accepts nominations for the annual Research and Creativity Awards (RCAs) to recognize the accomplishments of faculty members for outstanding achievements in research, scholarship, and creative endeavors.  The RCAs are the Research Leadership Award, the Creative Impact Award, the Early Career Award for Research and Creativity, and the Teacher Scholar Award.

Restrictions, Eligibility, Selection Criteria

Please follow the links below for a description of each of the nominated awards. Self-nominations will not be considered.


Nominations for RCAs must be received by noon on the last Friday of February.


Each nomination, including any supporting materials, should be delivered to The Office of Research and Economic Development, Hurley Administration Building, or by sending an electronic document or scanned image of the complete nomination via email to

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